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Coffee Porter - Meantime Brewing Company Limited

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Coffee PorterCoffee Porter

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BA SCORE
85
very good

556 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 556
Reviews: 395
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 12
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Meantime Brewing Company Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-24-2004)
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Photo of heygeebee
4.21/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From Sydney Wine Merchants

A - black body, full four fingers of head fade to film/ring, clingy lace, good.

S - typical English porter, roast, ash, cigar box, with moderate coffee notes.

T - delightfully creamy, with a milky coffee dominant taste. Add nuts. Roasts malt and moderate earthy hops.

M - smooth, creamy.

O - very well made, surpised I have not had before. Not usually a fan of this style but maybe the higher ABV removes the watery aspect sometimes found in this stlye.

heygeebee, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of BarryMFBurton
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

BarryMFBurton, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of avalon07
3.15/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a brown color and a slightly cloudy consistency. There was an inch of off white, somewhat long-lasting head. Middling lacing.

S: A lot of coffee in aroma, as you might expect, with a little bit of malt as well. A little top heavy.

T: Like the aroma, the flavor was geared too heavily towards the coffee. There was a bit of malt and a hint of chocolate, but it seemed way off kilter. Also, there was a thinness to the flavor that wasn't attractive.

M: A good amount of carbonation with a thin finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is really kind of a misfire. There are certainly worse porters out there, but none so out of balance.

avalon07, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of endless1408
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

endless1408, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of Auslander
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Auslander, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Latarnik, May 26, 2014
Photo of tylerstravis
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

tylerstravis, May 19, 2014
Photo of craftbeerasian
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

craftbeerasian, May 17, 2014
Photo of JakerLou
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

JakerLou, May 17, 2014
Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

330 ml bottle into pint glass, bottled on 8/16/2013. Pours fairly crystal clear reddish brown color with a 2 finger dense light khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of dark roasted coffee, chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toast, roasted malt, brown bread, light nuttiness, herbal, and roast/toasty earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of coffee, dark/roasted malt, and light earthy hop notes; with good strength. Taste of roasted coffee, chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, caramel, toast, brown bread, light nuttiness, herbal, and roast/toasty earthiness. Fair amount of herbal/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of coffee, chocolate, cocoa, roast, caramel, toast, brown bread, light nuttiness, and toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and complexity of coffee and dark/roasted malt flavors; with a good bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, moderately creamy, and slightly chalky/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice coffee porter. Good balance and complexity of coffee and dark/roasted malt flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of DJoe
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

DJoe, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of ChainChompsky
5/5  rDev +31.9%

ChainChompsky, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of LXIXME
4.15/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Decent sized light brown head dies to a quarter inch or less of creamy froth above a very dark brown to black colored beer.

The aroma is on the lighter side with heavy coffee and lighter malt notes.

Creamy rich coffee taste with maybe some maltiness coming through as well, but definitely coffee outweighing whatever else is trying to come through.

The coffee taste sticks around with a light dryish aftertaste that leaves an almost creamy film coating my tongue.

I need to search out a chocolate porter/stout from these guys, I think if they make one of those that compares to this with chocolate, damn, I can dream can't I.

LXIXME, Apr 21, 2014
Photo of Axnjxn
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Axnjxn, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of KevinGordon
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

KevinGordon, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of mpenning13
3/5  rDev -20.8%

mpenning13, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of hansavijaticar
4/5  rDev +5.5%

hansavijaticar, Apr 15, 2014
Photo of schimschim
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

schimschim, Apr 05, 2014
Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev +5.5%

ckollias, Mar 25, 2014
Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +5.5%

afsdan, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of Hellpop65
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Hellpop65, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of morebeergood
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

morebeergood, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of Soto
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Soto, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of PPOmaha
3.55/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Aroma: light roast malt character with a hint of coffee. Light diacetyl.

Appearance: dark brown with golden hues in the light. Off white head that lingers.

Taste: roast and toast are prominent. Slight noble hop bitterness in the finish. Coffee flavor presents as the beer warms, but not overly coffee.

Mouthfeel: light body with medium carbonation. Slightly tannic in the finish.

Overall: easy drinking coffee porter. Coffee blends in well with the roasted malt.

PPOmaha, Feb 09, 2014
Photo of benloho
4/5  rDev +5.5%

benloho, Feb 08, 2014
Coffee Porter from Meantime Brewing Company Limited
85 out of 100 based on 556 ratings.